SUVs

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 first drive  -  Norway, May 2019

    The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC400 SUV is Mercedes’ first long-range fully electric vehicle, its fastest-charging EV, and a quiet and comfortable family vehicle.

  • 2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018
    Audi E-tron electric SUV gets discounts just as it goes on sale

    Just as the 2019 E-tron SUV starts arriving at dealerships, Audi is already offering big discounts on them. The biggest incentive so far is 1.9 percent financing on the E-tron for up to 66 months, which is significantly cheaper than most other models in Audi's lineup, according to our partners at...

  • 2020 Toyota Highlander
    How the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3-row crossover gets compact-car economy

    The Highlander Hybrid is rated up to 34 mpg and can seat up to eight; that gas mileage beats any other three-row vehicle without a charge port.

  • 2020 Toyota Highlander
    2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

    Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined, according to the automaker’s estimates. That’s 10 mpg higher than early estimates for the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid...

  • Ford crossover EV teaser photo
    Ford electric SUV could meet 300-mile target, and then some

    Ford has been teasing—even promising—a new Mustang inspired high-performance electric SUV, perhaps called Mach E or Mach 1, that it says will have a 300-mile range. Now the company has announced that the model has earned a 370-mile range rating in the generous European WLTP driving...

  • Tesla Model Y
    Which electric SUV would you buy? Take our Twitter poll

    The Tesla Model Y will be the first model from the company to launch into a sea of electric competitors. Mainstream automakers, from Audi, BMW and Jaguar to Hyundai and Kia have announced new electric SUVs that are either already on the market or will be in the next few months. The Model Y is not...

  • 2019 Jaguar I-Pace, photographed outside Tesla Store, Mount Kisco, NY

    As Tesla finds its sea legs as a larger-scale global automaker, the launch of the Model Y small crossover is its most critical test since the California company started in 2003. No other Tesla has faced this much competition. No other Tesla has faced much of any. When Tesla first delivered the Roadster in 2008 it was a novelty. The peerless Model S that followed was revolutionary in the luxury performance sedan space; the Model X was the first long-range electric in the booming crossover segment. The Model 3 finally made the automotive world take Tesla seriously, even as delays and Elon...

  • 2019 Porsche Macan
    Fully electric Porsche Macan due by 2022 will replace gasoline model entirely

    Porsche has somewhat publicly, for months if not years, been examining the possibility of producing an electric version of its top-selling model, the Macan. It turns out that may not have been the whole truth, and what's actually now confirmed is a huge step beyond just another version to satisfy...

  • Infiniti QX Inspiration SUV concept, 2019 Detroit auto show
    Infiniti QX Inspiration concept sets design direction for brand’s electric future

    The future of Infiniti is electric. And today at the Detroit auto show the brand previewed the direction of a future electric Infiniti SUV—and the brand—with the QX Inspiration concept. With entirely new proportions allowed by electric powertrains, a cleaner, simplified exterior design...

  • Future Cadillac long-range electric large luxury utility vehicle (rendering), 2019 Detroit auto sho
    Long-range Cadillac SUV to lead GM's next electric-car push, in 3 years

    On Sunday night, General Motors showed renderings of a future long-range, all-electric SUV to be offered roughly three years hence by its Cadillac luxury brand. The look at the brand's first battery-electric vehicle came as part of the 2019 Detroit auto-show debut for the 2020 Cadillac XT6, a...

  • Rivian R1T electric pickup concept
    Rivian electric pickup, SUV ready for future 800V upgrade—possibly in 2022

    The Michigan-based electric-vehicle hopeful Rivian claims that its upcoming R1T pickup and R1S sport-utility vehicle, both revealed last month around the LA Auto Show, will be able to recharge up to 200 miles of range in just 30 minutes—provided they’re connected to a DC fast charger...

  • 2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018
    2019 Audi e-tron first drive: Redrawing the electric-vehicle boundaries

    Road-tripping along in the 2019 Audi e-tron, your passenger might not even know (or care) that you’re in an all-electric utility vehicle—rather than just an extraordinarily quiet gasoline one. And as the driver, you might even forget. It gets right to Audi’s point behind the...

  • Rivian R1S

    Two years from now, the electric-vehicle startup Rivian hopes to be making its R1T electric pickup truck at a former Mitsubishi (and Chrysler) plant in Normal, Illinois. If everything goes according to plan, shortly after that, in early 2021, it will start to deliver its other so-called electric adventure vehicle: the R1S all-electric seven-passenger SUV. With the R1S, which Rivian has just previewed at the Los Angeles auto show, much is carried over from its also-hypothetical R1T—including the three model levels attached to 105-kwh, 135-kwh, and 180-kwh battery packs, with four motors...

  • 2018 Kia Sorento
    Kia smothers plans to bring Sorento diesel to America

    The Kia Sorento may not get a diesel version for the U.S. after all. On the eve of the Paris Motor Show and the introduction of the production-spec Kia Niro EV, company officials have confirmed that it’s shelved plans to bring any diesel model Stateside for now. The hold is officially...

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC
    Which electric SUV are you most excited about for 2019? Take our Twitter poll

    For 2019, no fewer than 15 companies have announced that they will introduce new electric SUVs. Last week, our Twitter poll asked broadly which electric cars our followers were most excited about for 2019, and none of those SUVs took the prize. Instead, by an overwhelming majority, our Twitter...

  • 2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event
    Audi e-tron electric crossover debuts to battle Tesla

    And finally, there is Audi. Late Monday night, the German luxury maker debuted took to the stage in San Francisco with its long-awaited, first volume battery-electric vehicle, a five-seat midsize crossover utility to be known simply as e-tron. It also opened reservations and will allow customers to...

  • 2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance
    2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid will have more range, 6 cylinders

    On Friday, BMW revealed the next-generation X5 plug-in hybrid, with significantly more electric range and a 6-cylinder engine replacing the 4-cylinder in the current X5 plug-in hybrid. Based on the new third-generation X5, BMW says theX5 xDrive45e iPerformance will have up to 50 miles of electric...

  • 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
    2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gas mileage review: practical and efficient

    The Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is something of a missing link in the market for plug-in cars. There are finally plenty of choices for those who want to dispense with gas entirely and buy a small hatchback. Several electric SUVs are coming, but the only one that really lives up to the...

  • 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

    The new 2018 Wrangler is a big deal for Jeep, and in its redesign the company didn't leave its fuel economy stuck in the mud. In addition to the fuel-swilling V-6, the new Wrangler will be available with a more efficient turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and the EPA has just revealed exactly how efficient it will be. The two-door turbo-4 sits atop the figurative Wrangler mountain lineup with ratings of 23 mpg city, 25 highway, 24 combined. Should you need four doors, those numbers drop to 22/24/22 mpg. DON'T MISS: Why Green Car Reports Writes About Full-Size Pickup Trucks The numbers represent...

  • 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid
    2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: late to the party, but at least it won't drink much

    Just as most automakers gear up to announce their 2019 models, the 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is arriving in showrooms scattered across select markets in the U.S. To mark the new year (is it still new?), the Rogue Hybrid's price is up about $800 over last year to $27,995 for the base SV trim level...

  • 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid
    2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the subtly earthy type

    The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid doesn't boast about its plug-in hybrid, eco-friendly credentials. Instead of a big charge port conspicuously placed on one front fender, the Cayenne has matching covers for fuel or electricity on either side of the vehicle. They're part of its dual-nature: one part...

  • 2019 Jeep Cherokee Overland, Hudson Valley, NY, Mar 2018
    2019 Jeep Cherokee gas mileage review

    While plug-in electric cars are steadily growing in sales, they still pale in comparison to the hundreds of thousands of compact crossover utility vehicles sold each year by virtually every major carmaker. In 2017, Toyota's most popular vehicle became the RAV4 small SUV, supplanting the Camry...

  • Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019
    Tesla Model Y production to start Nov 2019 (also, Musk doesn't have time to shower): reports

    Amidst nine months of "production hell" for the Tesla Model 3 electric car, the company's next vehicle has somewhat fallen off the radar. According to a report Wednesday by Reuters, Tesla has now put out requests to suppliers for initial bids on parts for the Tesla Model Y, its high-volume...

  • 2018 Mazda CX-5
    Mazda CX-5 diesel: engine still MIA in compact crossover utility vehicle

    It's the mystery model, the all-but-legendary vehicle still just beyond reach, years after its maker first announced plans to offer diesel engines. Specifically, it's the diesel version of the Mazda CX-5 compact crossover utility vehicle, first revealed in 2016 and later announced as a 2018 model...